Downtowner News Briefs, Dec. 13

December 13, 2021

TikTok Signs Lease Near Union Market   The popular social media platform TikTok is opening an outpost in the District. According to Bisnow, TikTok’s China-based parent company ByteDance signed a lease near Union Market in Northeast D.C. TikTok announced earlier this year […]

The Latest Dish: Church Hall, Lutèce, Proper 21K

September 3, 2020

Lutèce, the Popal Group’s revamped Café Bonaparte on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown, is now led by chef Matt Conroy. 

Business Ins & Outs: Cherub Antiques Gallery, ThinkFoodGroup, Blu Dot furnishings & more

July 15, 2020

Chef Nicholas Stefanelli joined forces last week with Via Umbria owners Bill and Suzy Menard to open Officina Popup in the Via Umbria space at 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

Business Ins & Outs: Officina, Ella-Rue, Hickok Cole

June 15, 2020

Chef Nicholas Stefanelli joined forces last week with Via Umbria owners Bill and Suzy Menard to open Officina Popup in the Via Umbria space at 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

Weekend Round Up November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

Musicians coming to town this weekend include Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band and cellist Carter Brey. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory.

202Creates Showcases D.C.’s Creative Economy

August 26, 2019

The initiative is led by Angie Gates, director of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment. September is the designated month of celebration, but there are ongoing programs to support local creatives.

Kastles Elevate Their Game

July 22, 2019

The Washington Kastles would be hard pressed to raise their game even more, having won five titles over its decade of existence. Yet owner Mark Ein managed to do just […]

By The People Festival Returns, June 15 to 23

June 13, 2019

The free festival has four official hubs: the Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building; Union Market; upscale development CityCenterDC; and a barge that will dock at Washington Harbour from June 15 to 17.

Weekend Round Up August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018

Georgetown’s Kennedy & Co. will host a happy hour this Friday to support women’s shelters. Two Saturday events will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech during the 1963 March on Washington.

Downtowner Feb. 7, 2018

February 7, 2018

Discovery Communications Exiting Silver Spring The company that runs the Discovery Channel will vacate its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, probably in 2019. Many employees will move to a new […]